Chair of Public Health, Policy & Administration
Fatimaah J Menefee holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of London-Queen Mary and a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs with a concentration in Sociology from Texas Southern University. Currently, a Ph.D. researcher at the Institute of Korean Studies-University of Central Lancashire.
Prior to ESE & SEGYE, for over a decade, she worked for the Department of Health and Human Services in applied public health, public engagement, and community relations.
Most recently, she was the Community Engagement Liaison for the Harris County Public Health Department in Houston, Texas- the third most populous county in the United States (4.34 million people). In this position, she executed all outreach and engagement between the public and the Office of Communications, Education, and Engagement.
Previously, she served as Officer of Public Health Education for the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska. With this position, she handled all public health promotions and education, public health engagement, and social media development for the department. She was also a former board member with the: Anchorage Women’s Health Commission, Anchorage STD/HIV Advisory Committee, Let’s Move Task Force by First Lady Michelle Obama, and part of the Healthy Alaskans 2020 task force to help build a healthy Alaska.
Her past professional experiences include Community Relations Liaison for the City of Houston’s Childhood Immunization Program, Parent Educator Liaison & Child Abuse Neglect Investigator for the State of Texas.